Definition of starting pistol in English:
A pistol used to give the signal for the start of a race.
- Motson, for instance, will now almost certainly be rethinking the wisdom of his decision to fire the starting pistol for the main race.
- And as soon as the starting pistol was fired readers raced to the telephone and email to put me in the picture.
- Police were today investigating after an Olympic starting pistol was thrown over a wall into Chelmsford Prison.
Definition of starting pistol in:
- US English dictionary
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